Indian T20 Commentary

Delhi VS Bangalore Cricket Commentary

Match 2227-Apr-2021

171/520.0 oversRun rate: 8.55
VS
170/420.0 oversRun rate: 8.5
Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Delhi Capitals by 1 run
Delhi Capitals First innings
Rishabh Pant58 | 48)*
Shimron Hetmyer(53 | 25)
Mohammed Siraj4|0|44|1
419.619.6: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Full delivery outside off, Pant slices it through point for a boundary. BANGALORE WIN BY 1 RUN!
419.519.5: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Full toss outside off, Pant looks to go big but gets an outside edge. It goes over short third man for a boundary.
219.419.4: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, 50 for Rishabh Pant! It has been a slow innings from him. Full delivery on middle, Pant flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
019.319.3: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, Full on middle, Pant hits it back towards the bowler.
119.219.2: Mohammed Siraj to Shimron Hetmyer, Yorker on middle, Hetmyer looks to flick but gets an inside edge onto the pads. The batsmen take a quick single.
119.119.1: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, Full delivery on leg, Pant flicks it over square leg for a single.
19 Overs | Runs : 158/4 | Run rate : 8.32
218.618.6: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Yorker on off, Hetmyer digs it out towards mid off for a single. Harshal could not stop  that ball. They take the second run also.
118.518.5: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Slower delivery on off, Pant lofts it over mid off for a single.
418.418.4: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Nice innovation! Full toss on middle, Pant flicks it over mid-wicket. The fielder in the deep tries to stop it but misfields and concedes a boundary.
118.318.3: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, FIFTY FOR HETMYER! What a knock this has been! He has shown why Delhi keep persisting with him and thanks to his knock, Delhi are in this game and in a strong position too. Another yorker on middle, Hetmyer jams it to the on side for a single. 
218.218.2: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Full on off, Hetmyer drives it through covers. The batsmen get two runs.
118.118.1: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Yorker on middle, Pant flicks it through square leg for a run.
18 Overs | Runs : 147/4 | Run rate : 8.17
617.617.6: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, SIX! BOOM! 21 off the over and Hetmyer has turned this game on its head. Full, in the slot on middle. Hetmyer tonks it and hits it straight over the bowler's head for a big, big hit. Big not just in distance but also in terms of the context of the game. 
217.517.5: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, Full on middle, Hetmyer drives it past the bowler through mid on. Two runs taken.
617.417.4: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, SIX! Another biggie and this is some massive muscle game from Hetmyer. It was de Villers who turned the game for Bangalore, can Hetmyer do it for Delhi?  Full, in the slot on leg, Hetmyer smokes it over the mid-wicket fence for another massive hit.
017.317.3: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, PLAY AND A MISS! Full and outside off, Hetmyer looks to swing at it but misses it.
617.217.2: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, SIX! SMOKED! Just what Delhi needed! The margin of error in this game is so minimal. Jamieson misses his yorker outside off and bowls a juicy full toss outside off. Hetmyer shuffles inside his stumps and smashes it over the mid-wicket fence for a biggie. 
117.117.1: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Full on off, Pant looks to play the paddle scoop but gets it off the toe end of the bat. It goes towards the leg side. The batsmen take a single.
17 Overs | Runs : 126/4 | Run rate : 7.41
216.616.6: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Full toss on middle, Hetmyer flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get a couple.
416.516.5: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! Poor delivery from Harshal Patel! Full toss outside off, Hetmyer smashes it over covers for a boundary.
216.416.4: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Full on middle, Hetmyer flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get a couple.
116.316.3: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Yorker on off, Pant digs it out towards covers for a single.
016.216.2: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Full delivery on off, Pant comes down the track and drives it to covers.
116.116.1: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Full delivery on middle, Hetmyer pushes it through mid on for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 116/4 | Run rate : 7.25
115.615.6: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, Yorker outside off, Hetmyer digs it out towards long off for a single.
115.515.5: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Full on off, Pant drives it through mid off for a run.
115.415.4: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, Low full toss on middle, Hetmyer flicks it towards square leg where the fielder does well to stop it. The batsmen get a single.
115.315.3: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Yorker outside off, Pant digs it out towards covers for a single.
015.215.2: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Full and outside off, Pant drives it to covers.
115.115.1: Kyle Jamieson to Shimron Hetmyer, IN THE AIR AND DROPPED! Oh My! Has Devdutt Padikkal dropped the game here? Tough to sight the white ball when it goes high in the air but Padikkal should have taken that. Full toss around off, Hetmyer does not get under it and ends up miscuing it high in the air. It goes towards mid on. Padikkal runs and tries to get under it. He overruns it slightly and tries to take it behind his shoulder. The ball pops in and out of his hand. The batters take a run and Hetmyer will be thanking his stars here. Can he make it count now? 
15 Overs | Runs : 111/4 | Run rate : 7.4
114.614.6: Mohammed Siraj to Shimron Hetmyer, Full delivery on middle, Hetmyer flicks it through mid-wicket for a single. 14 runs from the over. Big over for Delhi!
114.514.5: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, Full again on off, Pant drives it through mid off for a run.
114.414.4: Mohammed Siraj to Shimron Hetmyer, Full delivery on middle, Hetmyer flicks it through square leg for a single.
414.314.3: Mohammed Siraj to Shimron Hetmyer, FOUR! That is dispatched! Short delivery on middle, Hetmyer pulls it over square leg for a boundary.
614.214.2: Mohammed Siraj to Shimron Hetmyer, SIX! That is clobbered! Length delivery on middle, Hetmyer lofts it over long on for a maximum.
114.114.1: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, Full on off, Pant lofts it uppishly towards covers for a single.
14 Overs | Runs : 97/4 | Run rate : 6.93
113.613.6: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, On middle, Pant flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
013.513.5: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Flighted delivery on off, Pant comes down the track and looks to defend but gets an outside edge. It goes to short third man. Pant wants the run but Hetmyer does well to send him back.
113.413.4: Washington Sundar to Shimron Hetmyer, Full delivery on off, Hetmyer drives it through mid off for a single.
113.313.3: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Tossed up ball on middle, Pant flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
113.213.2: Washington Sundar to Shimron Hetmyer, Floated delivery on middle, Hetmyer flicks it towards mid-wicket for a single.
013.113.1: Washington Sundar to Shimron Hetmyer, Loopy delivery on off, Hetmyer pushes it to covers.
13 Overs | Runs : 93/4 | Run rate : 7.15
112.812.6: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Short delivery on off, Hetmyer looks to pull but gets a top edge. It lands safely towards third man. The batsmen take a single.
012.712.5: Harshal Patel to Shimron Hetmyer, Full on off, Hetmyer pushes it to covers.
012.612.4: Harshal Patel to Marcus Stoinis, OUT! CAUGHT! Stoinis departs and Harshal Patel gets the big wicket once again. He has been expensive so far in this over but he has shown his courage and heart. Cross seam delivery outside off, Harshal rolls his fingers on this one. Stoinis looks to thwart it through covers but ends up getting an outside edge. It goes straight into the mitts of AB de Villiers. He is not dropping those even in his sleep. 80 needed in 44 balls now.
112.512.3: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Full and outside off, Pant slices it over point for a single.
012.412.3: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, WIDE! Down the leg side again, Pant looks to pull but misses it.
012.312.3: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, WIDE! Down the leg side, Pant looks to sweep but misses it.
412.212.2: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Through the off side. 8 off the first two deliveries and the pressure is on Harshal Patel now. Length ball wide outside off, Pant slaps it through cover-point for a boundary.
412.112.1: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! Just over! Shortish ball on the body, Pant swivels his pull. He does not time it and it goes towards deep square leg. Washington Sundar comes too far inside the ropes and the ball goes over his head and bounces in front of the ropes for a boundary. 
12 Overs | Runs : 81/3 | Run rate : 6.75
411.611.6: Washington Sundar to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! That is hammered! Short delivery on middle, Stoinis pulls it past the non-striker towards long on for a boundary.
111.511.5: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Tossed up delivery on middle, Pant pushes it through mid on for a run.
111.411.4: Washington Sundar to Marcus Stoinis, Loopy delivery on middle, Stoinis flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
411.311.3: Washington Sundar to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! That is smashed! Short delivery on off, Stoinis punches it through mid off for a boundary.
111.211.2: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Floated delivery on middle, Stoinis flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
111.111.1: Washington Sundar to Marcus Stoinis, Short delivery on off, Stoinis punches it through covers for a single.
11 Overs | Runs : 69/3 | Run rate : 6.27
110.610.6: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, On middle, Stoinis pushes it through mid on for a run.
010.510.5: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, Loopy delivery on middle, Stoinis pushes it to mid-wicket.
110.410.4: Yuzvendra Chahal to Rishabh Pant, Short ball outside off, Pant cuts it through point for a single.
010.310.3: Yuzvendra Chahal to Rishabh Pant, Floated delivery on middle, Pant sweeps it to square leg.
110.210.2: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, Short delivery outside off, Stoinis cuts it through point for a single.
410.110.1: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, FOUR! Nicely swept! Tossed up delivery on middle, Stoinis sweeps it towards fine leg for a boundary.
10 Overs | Runs : 62/3 | Run rate : 6.2
19.69.6: Washington Sundar to Marcus Stoinis, Short delivery outside off, Stoinis cuts it through point for a run.
19.59.5: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Full on off, Pant comes down the track and pushes it through mid off for a single.
29.49.4: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Floated delivery on middle, Pant flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get a couple.
29.39.3: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, IN THE AIR BUT SAFE! Tossed up delivery on off, Pant comes down the track and looks to go over covers but does not get the timing on it. It lands safely towards covers. The batsmen get two runs.
29.29.2: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Flighted delivery on middle, Pant comes down the track and flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
19.19.1: Washington Sundar to Marcus Stoinis, Short delivery on middle, Stoinis pulls it through mid on for a single.
9 Overs | Runs : 53/3 | Run rate : 5.89
08.68.6: Yuzvendra Chahal to Rishabh Pant, Short delivery outside off, Pant pushes it to covers.
18.58.5: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, Loopy delivery on off, Stoinis pushes it through mid off for a single.
08.48.4: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, NOT OUT! Impact is umpire's call and it hit the pad 3 meters down the pitch! Flighted delivery on middle, Stoinis comes forward and looks to defend but misses it and gets hit on the pads. The bowler appeals for lbw but the umpire shakes his head. Bangalore review it. Ultra Edge shows there is no bat involved. Ball Tracker shows that it is umpire's call. Bangalore retain their review.
18.38.3: Yuzvendra Chahal to Rishabh Pant, Floated delivery on middle, Pant pushes it through mid off for a single.
18.28.2: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, Flighted delivery on middle, Stoinis pushes it through mid on for a single.
08.18.1: Yuzvendra Chahal to Marcus Stoinis, Googly on middle, Stoinis looks to defend but misses it and gets hit on the top of the pad. It goes safely towards the keeper.
8 Overs | Runs : 50/3 | Run rate : 6.25
07.67.6: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Full on off, Pant drives it to point where the fielder does well to stop it.
17.57.5: Harshal Patel to Marcus Stoinis, Full on middle, Stoinis pushes it through mid on for a single. 50 up for Delhi!
17.47.4: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Back of a length on off, Pant pushes it through long off for a run.
17.37.3: Harshal Patel to Marcus Stoinis, Full on off, Stoinis lofts it over point for a single.
07.27.2: Harshal Patel to Prithvi Shaw, OUT! CAUGHT! Patel gets his first wicket! Short delivery outside off, Shaw looks to cut but gets an outside edge. It goes towards the keeper where AB de Villiers takes a simple catch behind the stumps. Poor shot from Prithvi Shaw!
17.17.1: Harshal Patel to Rishabh Pant, Full delivery on middle, Pant flicks it through square leg for a single.
7 Overs | Runs : 46/2 | Run rate : 6.57
16.66.6: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, On middle and leg, Pant flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
16.56.5: Washington Sundar to Prithvi Shaw, Short and outside off, Shaw pushes it through mid off for a single.
06.46.4: Washington Sundar to Prithvi Shaw, Short delivery outside off, Shaw pushes it back towards the bowler.
06.36.3: Washington Sundar to Prithvi Shaw, Loopy delivery on middle, Shaw pushes it to covers.
16.26.2: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, Floated delivery on middle, Pant comes down the track and pushes it through mid on for a single.
06.16.1: Washington Sundar to Rishabh Pant, NOT OUT! There is inside edge! Flighted delivery on middle, Pant looks to sweep but misses it and gets hit on the pads. The bowler appeals for lbw and the umpire raises his finger. Pant reviews it immediately. Ultra Edge shows there is a spike on this one. So Pant survives.
6 Overs | Runs : 43/2 | Run rate : 7.17
15.65.6: Daniel Sams to Rishabh Pant, Short ball on middle, Pant pulls it through square leg for a run.
25.55.5: Daniel Sams to Rishabh Pant, Short delivery on middle, Pant pulls it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs. Padikkal in the deep does well to stop it with his slide.
05.45.4: Daniel Sams to Rishabh Pant, Full on leg, Pant looks to flick but gets hit on the pads. It goes towards the leg side. Pant wants the single but Shaw does well to send him back.
45.35.3: Daniel Sams to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! That is hammered! Full delivery on off, Pant plays a slog sweep over mid-wicket for a boundary.
05.25.2: Daniel Sams to Rishabh Pant, On a good length on off, Pant drives it to mid off.
15.15.1: Daniel Sams to Prithvi Shaw, Full on middle, Shaw flicks it over mid-wicket. The fielder picks the ball on one bounce. The batsmen take a single.
5 Overs | Runs : 35/2 | Run rate : 7
14.64.6: Kyle Jamieson to Prithvi Shaw, On a length on off, Shaw pushes it towards point for a quick run.
04.54.5: Kyle Jamieson to Prithvi Shaw, Good length delivery on off, Shaw pushes it to point.
14.44.4: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Length delivery on leg, Pant flicks it towards fine leg for a single.
04.34.3: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, On a good length on off, Pant defends it off the back foot.
04.24.2: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Length delivery on leg, Pant looks to flick but gets hit on the pads.
04.14.1: Kyle Jamieson to Rishabh Pant, Full delivery on off, Pant defends it to covers.
4 Overs | Runs : 33/2 | Run rate : 8.25
43.63.6: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Poor ball to finish the over and Shaw is quick to pounce on that poor ball. A full toss around off, Shaw's eyes light up as soon as he sees that. He drives it of the sweet spot through covers for a boundary. 
03.53.5: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, Back of a length delivery on off, Shaw hangs on his back foot and blocks it.
13.43.4: Mohammed Siraj to Rishabh Pant, Direct hit and Pant would have been a goner! Length delivery on off, Pant taps it on front of mid off and calls for a quick run. The fielder charges to the ball and has a shy at the bowler's end but misses.
03.33.3: Mohammed Siraj to Steven Smith, OUT! CAUGHT! Siraj strikes and Steven Smith is out of here. Boy, hasn't this pacer improved over the years? Yes, he was expensive in his first but he has once again shown his heart and comeback stronger to get the better of Smith. Good length delivery which pitches around off, in the channel of uncertainty. Smith gets on his front foot and looks to defend this. The ball though tails away at the last moment. It kisses the outside edge and goes straight into the mitts of AB de Villiers. He was not getting the movement before this delivery but when he has, he has got the wicket.
03.23.2: Mohammed Siraj to Steven Smith, Fuller around off, Smith pushes it to mid off. 
13.13.1: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, Length ball on middle and off. Shaw clips it to the leg side for one. 
3 Overs | Runs : 27/1 | Run rate : 9
42.62.6: Kyle Jamieson to Steven Smith, FOUR! Smith is up and running with a gorgeous shot. Slightly shorter outside off. The ball sits up well for Smith. He pulls it with authority over mid-wicket for a boundary.
02.52.5: Kyle Jamieson to Steven Smith, Good length ball on off, Smith taps it to cover and looks for a run but Shaw is quick to squash that idea.
02.42.4: Kyle Jamieson to Steven Smith, Length delivery on off, Smith starts his innings with a defensive stroke to cover. 
02.32.3: Kyle Jamieson to Shikhar Dhawan, OUT! CAUGHT! The prolific Shikhar Dhawan is out of here and Jamieson strikes gold in his first over. Smart bowling from the big New Zealander. Dhawan moves away from the stumps as Jamieson comes running in. Jamieson follows the southpaw and bangs it slightly short. Dhawan hooks but does not time it at all. There are two fielders on the leg side in the deep. It goes straight to fine leg. Yuzvendra Chahal there makes no mistake and takes a nice catch. 
02.22.2: Kyle Jamieson to Shikhar Dhawan, Dhawan charges down the track and Jamieson sees this and pulls his length a touch shorter. Dhawan defends it to mid off.
02.12.1: Kyle Jamieson to Shikhar Dhawan, Length ball on off, from Jamieson to begin with. He defends it to point.
2 Overs | Runs : 23/0 | Run rate : 11.5
21.61.6: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, Full around off, Shaw drives it away from sweeper cover and gets a couple to end the over. 16 off Siraj's first and his most expensive first over this season.
41.51.5: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! CRUNCHED! Poor start for Siraj tonight. He offers a half volley around off stump. Bowl that to any Mumbai-born player and he will thrash you down the ground. Shaw is off the same breed. He smashes it past Siraj for a boundary.
01.41.4: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR LEG BYES! Pacey ball which pitches on middle and leg and jags back in. Shaw looks to whip it through the on side but misses. The ball clips his pad and goes fine down the leg side for a boundary. Kohli appeals, there is a delayed reaction from Siraj too but the umpire is unmoved.
11.31.3: Mohammed Siraj to Shikhar Dhawan, Fuller and on the pads. Dhawan flicks it to deep square leg for one.
11.21.2: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, Much better from Siraj! Good length delivery around off, Shaw taps it to cover and smartly follows the boundary with a single. 
41.11.1: Mohammed Siraj to Prithvi Shaw, FOUR! Poor start from Siraj! Shaw gets his first boundary of the game! A rare poor start from Siraj this season. He bowls a leg stump half volley to begin with. Shaw flicks it with minimum of fuss through mid-wicket for a boundary.
1 Overs | Runs : 7/0 | Run rate : 7
40.60.6: Daniel Sams to Shikhar Dhawan, FOUR! CRUNCHED! Dhawan is in terrific form and he is not going to miss out on such freebies. Back of a length delivery on middle, it sits up to be hit. Dhawan crunches his pull in front of square on the leg side for a boundary. 6 off the first over.
00.50.5: Daniel Sams to Shikhar Dhawan, Play and a miss! That was not far away from finding the edge. Bouncer around off, Dhawan looks to guide it over the slips but misses. 
10.40.4: Daniel Sams to Prithvi Shaw, On the pads, Shaw clips it to fine leg and trudges to the other end. 
10.30.3: Daniel Sams to Shikhar Dhawan, Dhawan is off the mark straightaway! Good length delivery on off, Dhawan taps it to cover-point and gets his first run of the evening. 
10.20.2: Daniel Sams to Prithvi Shaw, Delhi and Shaw are off the mark! Full outside off, Shaw crunches his drive but there is a sweeper cover in place so just a run.
00.10.1: Daniel Sams to Prithvi Shaw, Sams starts with a good length delivery just outside off. Shaw pushes it to mid off and shouts a loud wait to his partner. 
Royal Challengers Bangalore First innings
AB de Villiers75 | 42)*
Daniel Sams(3 | 2)
Marcus Stoinis1|0|23|0
219.719.6: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, Full on off, de Villiers drives it past the bowler through mid off. The batsmen get a couple. BANGALORE END WITH 171/5!
619.619.5: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, SIX! That is smashed! Short delivery outside off, de Villiers smashes it over covers for a biggie.
619.519.4: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, SIX! That is clobbered! Short delivery on middle, de Villiers pulls it over fine leg for a maximum.
019.419.3: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, Length delivery outside off, de Villiers shoulders arms to this one.
619.319.2: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, SIX! That is powered! Full delivery on off, de Villiers lofts it over long off for a maximum. It lands on the ropes on the full.
219.219.1: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, Short delivery outside off, de Villiers cuts it through point. The batsmen get two runs.
019.119.1: Marcus Stoinis to AB de Villiers, WIDE! Full and wide outside off, de Villiers leaves it alone.
19 Overs | Runs : 149/5 | Run rate : 7.84
118.618.6: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, Full on middle, de Villiers drives it through mid on for a single.
418.518.5: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, FOUR! 50 for AB de Villiers! It has been a crucial innings from him. Short delivery on middle, de Villiers pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
118.418.4: Avesh Khan to Daniel Sams, Yorker on off, Sams digs it out towards covers for a single.
218.318.3: Avesh Khan to Daniel Sams, Slower delivery outside off, Sams drives it through mid off. The batsmen get two runs.
118.218.2: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, Yorker on middle, de Villiers drives it through mid on for a single.
018.118.1: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, NOT OUT! The ball had hit the ground first! Yorker on off, de Villiers digs it out towards the bowler where Avesh Khan takes the catch and claims it. The umpires want to check it. Replays show that the ball had hit the ground first and then went to the bowler.
18 Overs | Runs : 139/5 | Run rate : 7.72
017.617.6: Kagiso Rabada to Washington Sundar, OUT! CAUGHT! Rabada gets his first wicket! Short delivery on middle, Sundar looks to pull but gets a top edge. It goes high in the air where Rabada calls for it and takes a comfortable catch.
117.517.5: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Full on middle, de Villiers pushes it through mid on for a single.
617.417.4: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, SIX! That is hammered! Short ball on middle, de Villiers pulls it over mid-wicket for a maximum.
117.317.3: Kagiso Rabada to Washington Sundar, Short delivery on off, Sundar guides it towards third man for a run.
117.217.2: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Full delivery on middle, de Villiers drives it through mid on for a single.
217.117.1: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Yorker on middle, de Villiers digs it out through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
17 Overs | Runs : 128/4 | Run rate : 7.53
116.616.6: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, Short delivery on off, de Villiers punches it through point for a run.
116.516.5: Avesh Khan to Washington Sundar, Full delivery on off, Sundar drives it through covers for a single.
016.416.4: Avesh Khan to Washington Sundar, Back of a length on off, Sundar punches it to point.
116.316.3: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, Full on off, de Villiers lofts it over mid off for a single.
016.216.2: Avesh Khan to AB de Villiers, PLAY AND A MISS! Short delivery outside off, de Villiers looks to pull but misses it.
116.116.1: Avesh Khan to Washington Sundar, Length delivery on leg, Sundar flicks it towards fine leg for a single.
16 Overs | Runs : 124/4 | Run rate : 7.75
215.615.6: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Overthrows and they get an extra run. Short ball around off, de Villiers dabs it to short third man. Washington calls for a run straightaway. The fielder has a shy at the keeper's end but misses. The backup is too far behind and they get the second too.
115.515.5: Kagiso Rabada to Washington Sundar, Length ball on off, Sundar taps it to cover for a run.
115.415.4: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Now follows the boundary with a single towards cover.
415.315.3: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, FOUR! Surgical precision from AB de Villiers. This is outrageous from de Villiers. Very full around off, it is almost a yorker. AB takes his front foot away and places it away from short third man and backward point for a boundary. 
115.215.2: Kagiso Rabada to Washington Sundar, Good length delivery on middle and off. Sundar dabs it to third man for a single. 
015.115.1: Kagiso Rabada to Washington Sundar, Full toss outside off. Sundar misses out on it as his drive is straight to the man at short extra cover. 
15 Overs | Runs : 115/4 | Run rate : 7.67
114.614.6: Axar Patel to Washington Sundar, Shorter on off, Sundar nudges it through the cow corner region and keeps the strike with a single. Axar finishes with 1/33 from his 4. 
014.514.5: Axar Patel to Rajat Patidar, OUT! CAUGHT! A fine innings from Rajat Patidar comes to an end. He mistimed a shot earlier in this over and was lucky that it did not carry to Smith at long on but this time his luck runs out. Short around off, Patidar looks to smack it over long on but once again he does not adjust well to the length of this delivery. He mistimes it and hits it to the right of long on. Steven Smith in the deep has been excellent tonight. He runs to his right and in front and takes a good catch.
114.414.4: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Follows the biggie with a gentle single to long on.
614.314.3: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, SIX! BOOM! AB de Villiers crosses the 5000 run mark in the league in style! What a shot this is from de Villiers! Floated on off, de Villiers goes downtown and smacks it over long off for a biggie.
114.214.2: Axar Patel to Rajat Patidar, Shorter on off, Patidar swings but mistimes it. It goes to Smith at long on on a bounce. Single taken.
114.114.1: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Floated on middle, de Villiers drives it to long off for one. 
14 Overs | Runs : 105/3 | Run rate : 7.5
213.613.6: Ishant Sharma to Rajat Patidar, Short again on middle, Patidar pulls it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get a couple.
613.513.5: Ishant Sharma to Rajat Patidar, SIX! That is clobbered! Short delivery on leg, Patidar pulls it over square leg for a maximum.
113.413.4: Ishant Sharma to AB de Villiers, Full on off, de Villiers lofts it over point for a single.
013.313.3: Ishant Sharma to AB de Villiers, Full delivery on off, de Villiers drives it to covers.
113.213.2: Ishant Sharma to Rajat Patidar, Back of a length on middle, Patidar comes forward and punches it through mid on for a run.
113.113.1: Ishant Sharma to AB de Villiers, Full delivery on middle, de Villiers flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
13 Overs | Runs : 94/3 | Run rate : 7.23
112.612.6: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Quicker delivery on off, de Villiers pushes it through mid off for a single.
212.512.5: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, On off, de Villiers pushes it through mid off. The batsmen get two runs.
112.412.4: Axar Patel to Rajat Patidar, Flighted delivery on middle, Patidar pushes it through mid on for a single.
112.312.3: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Floated delivery on off, de Villiers comes down the track and pushes it through mid off for a single.
212.212.2: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Tossed up delivery on middle, de Villiers flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get a couple.
012.112.1: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Loopy delivery on middle, de Villiers pushes it back towards the bowler.
12 Overs | Runs : 87/3 | Run rate : 7.25
011.611.6: Kagiso Rabada to Rajat Patidar, Short of a length delivery on off, Patidar looks to fend at it but gets a leading edge. It lands safely towards point where it falls short of Smith.
111.511.5: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Good length delivery on middle, de Villiers flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
411.411.4: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, FOUR! Cracking shot! Short delivery outside off, de Villiers punches it through covers for a boundary.
011.311.3: Kagiso Rabada to AB de Villiers, Good length delivery outside off, de Villiers punches it to mid off.
111.211.2: Kagiso Rabada to Rajat Patidar, On a length on middle, Patidar flicks it towards mid-wicket for a quick single. The fielder fires a direct hit at the bowler's end.
211.111.1: Kagiso Rabada to Rajat Patidar, Length delivery on middle, Patidar flicks it through square leg. The batsmen get two runs.
11 Overs | Runs : 79/3 | Run rate : 7.18
110.610.6: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, On middle, Patidar pushes it through mid on for a single.
110.510.5: Amit Mishra to AB de Villiers, Tossed up ball on off, de Villiers drives it through mid off for a run.
110.410.4: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, Loopy delivery on middle, Patidar pushes it through mid on for a single.
610.310.3: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, SIX! That is powered! Floated delivery on middle, Patidar lofts it over long on for a maximum.
110.210.2: Amit Mishra to AB de Villiers, Tossed up delivery on off, de Villiers pushes it towards point for a run.
110.110.1: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, Floated delivery on off, Patidar pushes it through mid off for a single.
10 Overs | Runs : 68/3 | Run rate : 6.8
29.69.6: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Short and outside off, de Villiers punches it through covers for a couple.
19.59.5: Axar Patel to Rajat Patidar, Full delivery on off, Patidar pushes it through mid off for a single.
19.49.4: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Short delivery on middle, de Villiers punches it through mid on for a single.
09.39.3: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Floated delivery on off, de Villiers pushes it back towards the bowler.
19.29.2: Axar Patel to Rajat Patidar, Flighted delivery on middle, Patidar drives it through mid on for a run.
19.19.1: Axar Patel to AB de Villiers, Short delivery on off, de Villiers punches it towards covers for a quick single.
9 Overs | Runs : 62/3 | Run rate : 6.89
18.68.6: Amit Mishra to AB de Villiers, On off, de Villiers pushes it through mid off for a single.
08.58.5: Amit Mishra to AB de Villiers, Tossed up ball on middle, de Villiers looks to flick but gets hit on the thigh pad.
18.48.4: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, Loopy delivery on middle, Patidar flicks it through mid-wicket for a single.
08.38.3: Amit Mishra to Glenn Maxwell, OUT! CAUGHT! Mishra gets the better of Maxwell for the fifth time and Delhi are well on top of this game now. Maxwell was looking to go after Mishra. The experienced Indian shows smartness as he bowls it slower and tosses it up wide outside off. Maxwell looks to hit it to the on side. He is made to stretch out for it. He does not get enough in his slog and hits it straight to long on. Steven Smith there makes no mistakes and takes a simple catch. 
28.28.2: Amit Mishra to Glenn Maxwell, Flighted delivery on middle, Maxwell looks to sweep but gets it off the inner half of the bat. It goes through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
18.18.1: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, Tossed up delivery on middle, Patidar sweeps it through mid-wicket for a single.
8 Overs | Runs : 57/2 | Run rate : 7.13
17.67.6: Axar Patel to Rajat Patidar, Flighted delivery on middle, Patidar flicks it through mid-wicket for a run.
17.57.5: Axar Patel to Glenn Maxwell, On middle, Maxwell looks to flick but gets a leading edge. It goes towards the bowler where it falls short of Axar Patel. The ball goes through him. The batsmen take a single.
67.47.4: Axar Patel to Glenn Maxwell, SIX! That is clobbered! Tossed up delivery on middle, Maxwell plays a slog sweep over mid-wicket for a maximum.
07.37.3: Axar Patel to Glenn Maxwell, Loopy delivery on leg, Maxwell looks to flick but gets hit on the pads.
27.27.2: Axar Patel to Glenn Maxwell, Floated delivery on middle, Maxwell flicks it through mid-wicket. The batsmen get two runs.
07.17.1: Axar Patel to Glenn Maxwell, Flighted delivery on off, Maxwell drives it to mid off.
7 Overs | Runs : 47/2 | Run rate : 6.71
16.66.6: Amit Mishra to Glenn Maxwell, Short delivery on off, Maxwell cuts it through point for a run. 11 runs from the over!
66.56.5: Amit Mishra to Glenn Maxwell, SIX! That is smashed! Tossed up delivery on off, Maxwell lofts it over long off for a maximum.
16.46.4: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, Full on off, Patidar drives it through mid off for a single.
16.36.3: Amit Mishra to Glenn Maxwell, Short delivery outside off, Maxwell cuts it through point for a run.
16.26.2: Amit Mishra to Rajat Patidar, Flighted delivery on off, Patidar pushes it through covers for a single.
16.16.1: Amit Mishra to Glenn Maxwell, Tossed up delivery on off, Maxwell drives it towards mid off for a single.
6 Overs | Runs : 36/2 | Run rate : 6
05.65.6: Avesh Khan to Rajat Patidar, Length delivery on off, Patidar runs it down to short third man. He wanted a single but Maxwell denies him. End of the Powerplay and a very good one for Delhi. Bangalore started off well but with the score at 36/2, the first phase of the innings has clearly belonged to Delhi.
15.55.5: Avesh Khan to Glenn Maxwell, Off the cue end! Fullish around off, Maxwell hits it off the toe end of the bat to the left of mid on for one. 
05.45.4: Avesh Khan to Glenn Maxwell, Length ball outside off, Maxwell punches it to cover. 
05.35.3: Avesh Khan to Glenn Maxwell, Good length ball around off, Maxwell blocks it.
45.25.2: Avesh Khan to Glenn Maxwell, FOUR! CRUNCHED! Maxwell finally gets off the mark and does so in style! Length ball around off, Maxwell gets on top of the bounce and crunches his punch through covers for a boundary. 
15.15.1: Avesh Khan to Rajat Patidar, Good length delivery angling in to Patidar. He tucks it to the leg side and takes a single to get off the mark.
5 Overs | Runs : 30/2 | Run rate : 6
04.64.6: Ishant Sharma to Glenn Maxwell, Wicket maiden! Terrific from Ishant Sharma. What a comeback he has had in this side. 3-1-15-1, his numbers so far. The last ball is a slower one around off, Maxwell drives it straight to Shaw at short cover-point.
04.54.5: Ishant Sharma to Glenn Maxwell, Leg cutter from Ishant! It is on middle, Maxwell drives it straight back to the bowler. Ishant gets his hands to it but cannot stop it. Gets enough hand to take the pace off the ball and deny them a single.
04.44.4: Ishant Sharma to Glenn Maxwell, Slapped but straight to the fielder. Length ball wide outside off, Maxwell slams his punch but finds Shaw at short cover-point. 
04.34.3: Ishant Sharma to Glenn Maxwell, Length ball on middle, Maxi blocks it towards mid on.
04.24.2: Ishant Sharma to Glenn Maxwell, Full ball around off, Maxwell drives it but finds cover inside the circle.
04.14.1: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, OUT! BOWLED! Back-to-back wickets for Delhi as Padikkal follows his skipper in the dugout. Both the openers are out of here for Bangalore and this Powerplay which was being painted in the red and black of Bangalore is being overshadowed by the blue of Delhi. Fabulous delivery from Ishant! Good length delivery that pitches around off. Padikkal looks to defend thinking it to move away from him. But this ball pitches and jags back in. Padikkal misses his defense and the ball hits the top of off. Just a peach of a delivery from Ishant.
4 Overs | Runs : 30/2 | Run rate : 7.5
03.73.6: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, OUT! CHOPPED ON! Avesh Khan's extra delivery does him good as he has struck gold with it. Kohli is visibly disappointed as he sees his off stump go for a toss. Huge wicket for Avesh as he finishes his first over by sending the Bangalore skipper back to the dugout. Good length ball outside off, Kohli looks to play it fine down to third man. He did it earlier in this over but this ball was too close for Super V to do that. The ball takes the inside edge and goes onto hit the off pole. Avesh Khan is ecstatic as he knows he has got one of the big fish.
03.63.6: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, WIDE! Avesh misses his line and bowls one down the leg side. Kohli looks to flick but it is still way outside his reach.
03.53.5: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, Another cry of anguish from Virat! Full around off, in the arc for Kohli to play his trademark cover drive. He though mistimes it and plays it to the mat at short cover.
03.43.4: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, A 145.1 kph bouncer outside off from Avesh Khan! Kohli looks to upper cut it over the keeper's head but misses and lets out a huge grunt. 
03.33.3: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, Fuller on off, Kohli pushes it to mid off.
43.23.2: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, FOUR! Deft from Kohli! Did not try to hit it hard just placed it to perfection. Not a lot wrong in this delivery. It is on a length around off, Kohli just places it fine away from Pant and away from third man for a boundary. 
03.13.1: Avesh Khan to Virat Kohli, Avesh starts with a fuller ball on off, Kohli blocks it. 
3 Overs | Runs : 25/0 | Run rate : 8.33
12.62.6: Ishant Sharma to Virat Kohli, Direct hit and Kohli might have been in trouble. Slower ball on off, Kohli glances it towards mid on and calls for a quick run. He charges to the other end. Rabada at mid on, gets the ball and has a shy at the bowler's end but misses. 
12.52.5: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, Length ball around off, Padikkal taps it to backward point for one.
42.42.4: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Crunched! Shortish ball on middle and leg, Padikkal gets in position quickly and pulls it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
22.32.3: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, HIGH IN THE AIR AND SAFE! Once again Ishant takes pace off the ball. Padikkal comes down the track and looks to go downtown. He mistimes it badly, the ball goes very, very high in the sky. Axar Patel circles around it but cannot settle as he runs behind. Axar misjudges it as the ball falls away from him. Padikkal comes back for the second. Tough chance as Axar is a brilliant fielder.
02.22.2: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, Appeal for caught behind but the umpire is unmoved. Delhi do not review it either. Slower ball but down the leg side. Padikkal looks to flick but misses as the ball kisses the pad and goes to the keeper. 
12.12.1: Ishant Sharma to Virat Kohli, Good length delivery around off, Kohli dabs it to third man for one.
2 Overs | Runs : 16/0 | Run rate : 8
11.61.6: Kagiso Rabada to Virat Kohli, Misfield and they get a run! Fuller on off, Kohli pushes it to mid off. Kohli says no to the run but Avesh Khan there misfields allowing them to take the run.
41.51.5: Kagiso Rabada to Virat Kohli, FOUR! What a shot! That is right of the meat! Super V looks in the mood tonight! Fullish ball on off and middle, Kohli flicks it and shows his lovely wrist work and gets it through mid-wicket for a boundary.
11.41.4: Kagiso Rabada to Devdutt Padikkal, Full toss around off and there is some inswing to the southpaw. Padikkal gets his bat a fraction late. Luckily he gets an inside edge which sees the ball go to fine leg for one.
01.31.3: Kagiso Rabada to Devdutt Padikkal, Full and outside off, Padikkal swings but connects with nothing. 
41.21.2: Kagiso Rabada to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Fantastic shot from Padikkal! Pacy ball pitching on middle and off and coming back in. Padikkal flicks it as he closes the face of the bat in the last minute and wrists it through backward square leg for a boundary.
01.11.1: Kagiso Rabada to Devdutt Padikkal, Rabada starts with a length ball on the pads, Padikkal looks to flick but misses and gets hit high on the pad. Rabada appeals but the umpire is not keen.
1 Overs | Runs : 6/0 | Run rate : 6
10.60.6: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, Inside edge and a single to end the over. Good length delivery on off, this one nips back in to the southpaw. Padikkal looks to defend but it takes the inside edge and goes behind square leg. Padikkal takes a single and keeps the strike. Tidy start from Delhi. Just 6 off the first over.
00.50.5: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, Better from Ishant! Good length ball around off, this shapes away from Padikkal once again. He looks to dab it to third man but misses. 
40.40.4: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, FOUR! Padikkal is off the mark! A poor ball from Ishant Sharma and is rightfully punished! Too full around off, gives Padikkal the width to free his arm. He slaps it over point and gets a boundary.
00.30.3: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, Another good ball! An immaculate seam position from Ishant. Bowls it in the channel of uncertainty around off, Padikkal looks to have a poke at it. The ball shapes away from Padikkal and squares him up.
00.20.2: Ishant Sharma to Devdutt Padikkal, Good and much better from Ishant! Hits the good length area around off and makes the ball shape away from the southpaw. Devdutt Padikkal keeps his eyes on the ball and leaves it alone.
10.10.1: Ishant Sharma to Virat Kohli, Kohli and Bangalore are off the mark straightaway! Poor ball from Ishant but there is protection in the deep! Full and coming in to the right-hander. Kohli flicks it right off the meat but there is deep square leg. Just a single.
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